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1967 Corvette

1967 Corvette
1967 Chevrolet CorvetteThe Chevrolet Corvette is the classic American sports car and its popularity, styling, and performance have never been matched by another car. The 1967 Corvette brought up the rear of the second generation that began in 1963. In 1953, the first Corvette, a convertible designed by Harley Earl came out at the GM Motorama as a concept car. This kicked off the first generation or the C1 line of Corvettes, also known as the solid-axle models for their lack of independent rear suspension.

The 5 Most Rare Factory-built Muscle Cars

Most car enthusiasts know that some of the most rare cars in the world were special ordered with very specific requests and that hundreds of thousands of dollars were spent to make them that way.  The cars that were factory-made, but still incredibly rare, get casted in the shadows because they are considered not as glamorous and sold for less money.  This article wants to commend these rare, factory-built vehicles and bring them out into the spotlight they deserve.

Unique Listing on Ebay

Unique Listing on Ebay

1967 AMC Rambler

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In March of 2013, a truly unique AMC Rebel Spirit was listed on an eBay auction. The AMC Rebel Spirit from 1967 was originally won in a raffle by a woman living in Los Alamitos, California. What made this 2013 eBay auction so remarkable was that this 1967 AMC Rebel Spirit Rambler was never purchased, because it was a raffle win and the original owners never parted with it. The car, a beautiful red with a white hardtop, was driven a little over 24,000 over the course of its 45+ years of existence. The family never moved from their home in Los Alamitos, so the car had one home and one owner.

1967 Dodge Dart Convertible

  1967 Dodge Dart Convertible

1967 Dodge Dart Most well-known as a compact car, the Dart actually began as a full-sized car for the Dodge brand in 1960. By 1962, it shrank to mid-sized, and was fully part of the compact niche by 1963. The 1967 Dodge Dart convertible kicked off the fourth generation of this popular model. The Dart went through a lot of changes in its early years and moved through generations one through three pretty quickly. As well as a reduction in size over those years, it slowly evolved from an affordable, safe family car to a genuine muscle car.

1967 Austin Healey 3000

1967 Austin Healey 3000

1967 Austin Healey 3000The brief, 20-year collaboration that was Austin-Healey created some of the world’s finest sports cars, including the 1967 Austin-Healey 3000. The brand came about when The Austin division of the British Motor Corporation joined up with the engineering firm Donald Healey Motor Company. The short-lived nameplate included four different models from 1952 to 1972: the 100, 100-6, 3000, and Sprite.

The 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 came at the end of this model’s reign from 1959 to 1967. Big changes occurred between the 100 and 100-6 models. Comparatively, the alterations from 100-6 to 3000 were minor. The 3000 came out in three series called the Mark I, Mark II, and Mark III. The 1967 Austin-Healey belonged to the latter series was a convertible.

1967 Skylark

1967 Skylark

1967 Skylark The Buick Skylark is a model that changed greatly over the years of its run, which lasted from 1953 to 1998. As times changed and tastes shifted, so too did the Skylark. It began its life as a 1950s convertible, switched to a compact for the second run, moved up to an intermediate for most of the 1960s, went back to being a compact in the ‘70s, and then got a little bigger again in the ‘80s and ’90s. The 1967 Skylark fell midway through the third generation and was an intermediate-sized car.

1967 Chevrolet Nova

1967 Chevrolet Nova

1967 Chevy NovaThe 1967 Chevrolet Nova has its roots in the 1962 Chevy II. The original model was called the Chevy II, but the top trim lines and sportier versions got to wear the Nova nameplate. By 1968, the name Chevy II was totally out, and Nova was in. The Nova/Chevy II cars essentially rescued Chevrolet’s entry in the compact car market. Previously, the Corvair held that place in the Chevrolet brand, but it had an odd style and consumers had safety concerns.

1967 GTO

1967 GTO

1967 Pontiac GTOThe 1967 GTO from Pontiac is one of the most iconic of all muscle cars. The classic body style, aesthetically-pleasing lines, and performance features make this one of the greatest cars to ever come out of Detroit. GTOs, Pontiac’s entry for the muscle car era was built in three generations from 1964 to 1974 and then off and on again in different forms through the 2000s.